Nairobi, Sept. 21 -- The Kigali Bulk Water Supply (KBWS) project is an exemplar of a successful water PPP. Being the first of its kind in East Africa, it is a pioneering model for the financing, construction and operation of a 40,000 cubic meters/day bulk water facility with a concession term of 27 years.

The project's success is remarkable given that it was developed against the backdrop of a water-stressed market where water insecurity has been exacerbated by climate change.

Kenya can borrow a leaf from the KBWS project to unleash the potential of water PPPs to provide water for drinking, irrigation, sanitation and hydropower plants.

Kenya has already made significant strides to realise its dream of successful water PPPs. Notably, th...